UK likely to appoint first female high commissioner to India


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NEW DELHI : Former chief of the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre, Lindy Cameron, is tipped to become the country’s new high commissioner to India. Should her appointment be confirmed, Cameron will be the first woman to serve as the British high commissioner in New Delhi. Alex Ellis, the incumbent British envoy, is expected to demit office shortly and move on to another diplomatic posting. Cameron has previously held numerous positions within the UK’s international development department, including as director general for country programmes. An Oxford graduate, Cameron has also served in Iraq and Afghanistan. In recent years, a number...